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North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) Surf Forecast / West / Sri Lanka

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 pm Friday 01 Jul 2022 IST
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North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) sea temperature is 28.7 °C (Statistics for 01 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 27.7 max: 28.7 min: 26.6 °C)
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North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) sea temperature is 28.7 °C (Statistics for 01 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 27.7 max: 28.7 min: 26.6 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for West

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) (moderate winds from the W.(Wind varies from 250 to 340 degs) at Colombo-Ratmalana Airport 65 km from North Jetty (Hikkaduwa)).

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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) this week:

The most powerful waves expected at North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) in the next 12 days are 2.5m 19s and forecast to arrive on Saturday (Jul 02) at 8AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-onshore at the time the swell arrives.

Wave TypeTime (IST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)--
Best Surf--
Most Powerful 8AM (Sat 2nd Jul)8ft (2.5m) 19s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) over the next 12 days.

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Fri
01
Saturday
02
Sunday
03
Monday
04
Tuesday
05
Wednesday
06
Thursday
07
Friday
08
Saturday
09
Sunday
10
Monday
11
Tuesday
12
Wed
13
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
Rating
(10 max)
000000000000000000000000220000000000
Swell
Height Map
T maldives.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.198.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.222.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.246.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.270.cc23
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.1
SW
2.4
SW
2.5
SW
2.4
SW
2.2
SW
1.9
SW
1.7
SW
2.4
W
1.5
SW
2.5
WNW
1.1
SW
1.4
SW
1.7
SW
1.5
SW
1.4
SW
2.5
W
2.4
W
2.1
W
2.3
WNW
1.9
W
1.8
W
1.8
W
1.9
W
1.9
W
1.8
W
1.9
W
2.1
W
2.3
WNW
1.8
W
1.8
W
1.8
W
1.7
W
1.7
W
1.7
W
1.7
W
1.7
W
Period(s) (?)23201918171616915919181816169910111011101010101011111212121212121211
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)1348450147643620289317151467881982110695911241777114410181083958919116478073068772272465068010451230870885902805819805776726
Wind
(km/h)
25
WNW
40
WNW
35
WNW
35
WNW
30
WNW
35
WNW
30
WNW
30
WNW
35
WNW
30
W
30
WNW
30
WNW
40
W
35
W
30
WNW
25
WNW
30
WNW
30
WNW
25
W
30
W
30
W
20
W
20
W
25
W
20
W
20
W
20
W
20
WNW
20
W
25
W
25
W
20
W
20
WNW
20
W
25
W
25
W
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
High Tide
/ height (m)
3:28PM
0.63
3:50AM
0.48
3:58PM
0.63
4:25AM
0.48
4:29PM
0.61
5:03AM
0.47
5:01PM
0.57
5:45AM
0.47
5:35PM
0.53
6:35AM
0.46
6:15PM
0.48
7:38AM
0.47
7:06PM
0.42
8:58AM
0.48
8:23PM
0.37
10:23AM
0.51
10:13PM
0.35
11:36AM
0.56
11:45PM
0.36
12:34PM
0.60
12:48AM
0.39
1:22PM
0.64
1:38AM
0.43
2:04PM
0.66
Low Tide
/ height (m)
9:58PM
0.09
9:34AM
0.12
10:30PM
0.09
10:07AM
0.14
11:02PM
0.10
10:44AM
0.16
11:36PM
0.11
11:26AM
0.20
12:12AM
0.12
12:19PM
0.23
12:54AM
0.14
1:35PM
0.27
1:45AM
0.16
3:27PM
0.28
2:53AM
0.17
5:23PM
0.26
4:13AM
0.17
6:36PM
0.21
5:28AM
0.15
7:24PM
0.17
6:30AM
0.12
8:04PM
0.13
7:22AM
0.09

Note: the tide data above is for Ambalangoda which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for North Jetty (Hikkaduwa).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) blow from the ENE

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Tuesday
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Rain (mm)
-4--7526242-5112131-12252242251-61-22
Temp. °C292828282828282727272728272728282727282827272727282728282728282728282728
Low °C282828282728282727272727272527272727282727262627272728272728272728282727
Chill °C (?)292828282828282727272728272728282727282827272727282728282728282728282728
Sunrise--5:58--5:58--5:58--6:00--6:00--6:00--6:00--6:01--6:01--6:01--6:01--6:01
Sunset6:28--6:28--6:28--6:28--6:28--6:28--6:28--6:28--6:29--6:29--6:29--6:29--

Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 26mm), heaviest during Fri night. Warm (max 29°C on Fri afternoon, min 27°C on Sat night). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Heavy rain (total 29mm), heaviest during Tue night. Warm (max 28°C on Tue morning, min 25°C on Tue night). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Heavy rain (total 20mm), heaviest during Fri night. Warm (max 28°C on Thu afternoon, min 26°C on Fri afternoon). Mainly fresh winds.

Long Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 19mm), heaviest on Sun night. Warm (max 28°C on Sun afternoon, min 27°C on Sun afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (North Jetty (Hikkaduwa)) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) is 4 km (2 miles) from Ambalangoda. If you plan a holiday in West Sri Lanka, look for hotels and other accommodation in Ambalangoda. Ambalangoda has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.